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Nelson Mandela

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  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system

    President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement. U.S. President Barack...
  • Proposed change in US policy toward Cuba is momentous, meaningful and right

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Dec. 18: Just a year ago, at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa, President Barack Obama set tongues wagging by greeting Cuba's President Raul Castro with a...
  • Cuba still faces domestic challenges in pursuing U.S. thaw

    Cuba still faces domestic challenges in pursuing U.S. thaw
    It was a handshake a year ago at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, and this week it was a long phone call. President Obama and his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, have taken the strongest steps ever toward ending more than half a century of antagonist...
  • Mandela's "Long Walk to Freedom" sequel out next year - foundation

    Nelson Mandela's foundationsaid on Monday it would publish a book next year that SouthAfrica's first black president began writing shortly before heleft office as a sequel to his autobiography "Long Walk toFreedom". Mandela, who died last year aged 95,...
  • US delivers 6 cleared Guantanamo prisoners to Uruguay

    The U.S. military dropped off six long-ago cleared Guantanamo captives in Uruguay on Sunday culminating a complex, on-again, off-again year-long deal to resettle the men in the nation of President Jose Mujica, himself a long-held political prisoner....
  • Nelson Mandela's uneven legacy

    Nelson Mandela's uneven legacy
    Nelson Mandela's selfless brand of leadership surprised the world and won him universal accolades during his lifetime. After being confined to Robben Island for most of his 27 years in prison, Mandela became South Africa's first black president, and his...
  • Cavaliers 105, Raptors 91

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Cavaliers 105, Raptors 91 TORONTO -- Forward LeBron James scored 24 points and added 13 assists and seven rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 105-91 on Friday to...
  • Cavaliers defeat Raptors to extend winning streak

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Cavaliers defeat Raptors to extend winning streak TORONTO -- When things got tough, the Cleveland Cavaliers got tougher. After defeating the Knicks in a close game in New York on Thursday, they...
  • Pictures in the News | November 21, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Mexico City, where thousands of students and civil organizations participate in a march , during nationwide protests over the disappearance of the 43 Mexican students in September....
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 17–23, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Mexico City thousands of students and civil organizations participated in a march during nationwide protests over the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in September. Students furious at...